This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 2298
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 29/10/1914
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 37
- Date of Birth: 1891
- Place of Birth: St. Vigeans, Arbroath
- Address: 25 Bernard Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Tow Preparer
Mrs Buchan, 19 Bernard St, Dundee
More about Norman Innes
Private Norman Innes was born to Isabella Innes, a native of Arbroath, in 1891. The 1911 census shows that he had moved to Dundee, listing his address as 25 Bernard Street, Dundee. Prior to enlisting, he worked as a tow preparer. He was killed on 29/10/1914 and is commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres.
Norman Innes 2298 Black Watch
INNES___Private Norman Innes, No. 2298, C Company, 1st Battalion Black Watch; last heard of on 24th October 1914. Inquirer, sister, Mrs Buchan, 19 Bernard Street, Dundee.
Dundee People’s Journal 2nd October 1915
Information kindly supplied by one of Private Innes’ relatives, Catherine Smith, further information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell.
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